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2017

Issue 7 Front cover

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News: 2015-16
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News: 2014-15
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News articles

Read about the work the Department is undertaking, about its achievements and the valuable contributions students and staff are making to society …

Paper addressing multi-agent AI problems wins top accolade

A research team from the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Engineering has won ‘the outstanding student paper’ at one of the premier venues for publishing AI research: AAAI-18, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence’s conference.

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Blows not concussion cause brain disease, according to new research

The effects of repeat concussion injuries on athletes, particularly American football and rugby players, is one of the biggest concerns in competitive sports today. However, a new Oxford University collaboration suggests that blows to the head can cause lasting trauma - even in the absence of signs of concussion.

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Smart sensor could revolutionise crime and terrorism prevention

Crime, terrorism prevention, environmental monitoring, reusable electronics, medical diagnostics and food safety, are just a few of the far-reaching areas where a new chemical sensor could revolutionise progress.

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PISA Project wins BGA Fleming Award for 2017

The Pile Soil Analysis – PISA – Project, with scientific contributions from researchers at Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science, has won the British Geotechnical Association’s Fleming Award for 2017.

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Oxford to hold artificial intelligence expo in March 2018

The University of Oxford is to showcase artificial intelligence (AI) research across the whole University with a one-day expo on 27 March 2018. The event will bring together Oxford’s AI and machine learning thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to hear from them about their work and their vision for the future.

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The Salters’ Institute Annual Awards Ceremony

This prestigious annual event held at Salters’ Hall celebrates high levels of excellence with the science education sector. This year the Ceremony took place on Friday 8 December 2017. Around 180 guests attended the Awards Ceremony and lunch reception.

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Selfies, Space and Surgery: How digital imaging sensors have shaped our world

In celebration of the winners collecting the 2017 QEPrize from Buckingham Palace earlier this week, an event was hosted at the Science Museum on 7 December 2017.

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Professor Jin-Chong Tan awarded the ERC Consolidator Grant

Congratulations to Jin-Chong Tan, Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Tutorial Fellow at Balliol, who has been awarded a five-year European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant of €2.4 million.

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UK HM Government announces 2018 as Year of Engineering

The Government has announced a national campaign, aimed at young people aged 7-16, to increase their awareness and understanding of what engineers do.

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Oxford iGEM team wins Gold medal and Award for Best Diagnostics Project

The 2017 Oxford University iGEM team have just returned from the competition in Boston with not only a Gold medal and also the, extremely competitive, award for Best Diagnostics Project in the Undergraduate category. In addition they were nominated for five further awards for best presentation, wiki, model, integrated human practices and best applied design.

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